KDKA Program Director Takes on Additional Programming Role


kkdaCBS RADIO Pittsburgh announced that KDKA-AM Program Director Jim Graci has been assigned to also serve as Program Director for KDKA-FM, Sports Radio 93-7 The Fan. His appointment is effective on Monday, May 4.Graci takes on the role previously held by Ryan Maguire who is transferring to a similar role at CBS RADIO’s Sports Radio 560 WQAM-AM in Miami.Additionally, PJ Kumanchik, News Director and Executive Producer at KDKA-AM, will also serve as Executive Producer at Sports Radio 93-7 The Fan.Senior Vice President and CBS RADIO Pittsburgh Market Manager Michael Young said, “Jim and PJ are a strong and very competent managerial team. They have performed very well in developing and executing the programming vision of KDKA-AM. With much synergy already existing between KDKA-AM & KDKA-FM, I believe their expanding programming roles at Sports Radio 93-7 The Fan are a natural progression, and will benefit our various audiences.”Graci, who has been the Program Director at KDKA-AM since 2012, is a veteran radio executive with over four decades of experience. In additional to his Pittsburgh programming work, Graci spent time in other major markets, including Dallas, Atlanta, and Seattle.Kumanchik has been a dedicated and loyal KDKA-AM staff member since 1989. He began his career as a producer, and has served in various programming and management roles for more than 25 years. Kumanchik will continue to report to Graci for both radio stations.KDKA-FM, Sports Radio 93-7 The Fan is Pittsburgh’s top-rated and only FM sports radio station, featuring 24/7 sports talk and information programs along with play-by-play of Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball, University of Pittsburgh Panther Football, and University of Pittsburgh Panther Men’s Basketball.Sports Radio 93-7 The Fan is available on-air, on-line at www.937thefan.com, and via the Radio.com app for a variety of mobile devices.

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